Tony Romo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cowboys keeping Tony Romo's number, locker open for now

    ESPN "At some point the Cowboys will honor Tony Romo, but it might have to wait until the quarterback officially decides to retire. Or at least go through his first season with CBS. But they have honored him in an indirect way so far. Nobody is wearing No. 9 on the current roster and unless they had a..." May 29

  • CBS producer believes Tony Romo will be the next John Madden

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Legendary CBS Sports Producer Lance Barrow broke a little Tony Romo news at the Ben Hogan award ceremony Monday night, while also making the boldest of predictions about the former Dallas Cowboys quarterback as he moves from the football field to the broadcast booth as the network’s lead NFL..." May 23

  • Tony Romo to make broadcasting debut this weekend

    NFL.com "Ex-Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will make his CBS broadcasting debut this weekend at the Dean & Deluca Invitational at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. CBS Sports Producer Lance Barrow dropped the news nugget that Romo would spend time at the 18th hole during this weekend's..." May 23

  • Cris Collinsworth has some broadcasting advice for Tony Romo and Jay Cutler

    New York Daily News "Tony Romo and Jay Cutler will be under intense scrutiny in each ex-quarterback's first year in the broadcast booth. They'll probably be ripped by every fan who disliked them during their playing days and will inevitably be accused of playing favorites. Cris Collinsworth's advice for all of..." May 16

  • Cowboys have no plans to hold ceremony for Tony Romo

    Sportsnaut "Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo stepped away from the game to pursue a career as an NFL commentator for CBS. He has yet to officially retire, however. This is why Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he has no plans on holding ceremony commemorating Romo as of right now. Jones was..." May 12

  • Stephen Jones jokes about ‘Boys hoping to land ‘the next Tony Romo’

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys are now without quarterback Tony Romo for the first time since 2004. But it seems the Cowboys’ brass are already looking to discover the next undrafted gem in the mold of Romo. Or not. Stephen Jones joked about that on Wednesday. Romo was an undrafted free agent back in..." May 10

  • Tony Romo misses advancing in U.S. Open qualifier by six strokes

    CBS Sports "It was certainly not the largest crowd for which Tony Romo has ever played, but it might have been on the most unfamiliar territory. Romo was among the nearly 10,000 golfers trying to qualify for the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills this year, and his first test was on Monday at Split Rail Links &..." May 09

  • Tony Romo will try to beat out 9,000 golfers and qualify for the 2017 U.S. Open

    USA Today "Tony Romo had to cut short a previous attempt to qualify for the U.S. Open to make a Dallas Cowboys offseason workout. Such demands are no longer an issue since he retired last month to embark on his broadcast career with CBS. Come Monday, he will be among the nearly 9,000 golfers vying for 51..." May 03

  • Tony Gonzalez 'Romo Didn't Cost Me CBS Job ... I Left On My Own'

    TMZ "Tony Gonzalez says he was NOT forced out at CBS to make room for the new guy, Tony Romo -- telling TMZ Sports the decision to leave was HIS and his alone. The future Hall of Fame tight end spent 3 seasons on "The NFL Today" (and was pretty good) only to announce he was leaving the show back in..." April 25

  • Bill Parcells, who made Tony Romo’s career, is happy ex-Dallas Cowboys QB has retired

    New York Daily News "Bill Parcells brought Tony Romo into the NFL and now he’s glad he is gone. Back in 2003, the attraction of playing for Parcells, who had just arrived in Dallas, was enough for Romo to accept less money from Dallas as an undrafted free agent than he was offered by the Broncos and Cardinals...." April 23

  • Tony Romo will call two Dallas Cowboys games this season with CBS

    Sports Day "Tony Romo will have to wait until Nov. 5 to work his first Cowboys game. As CBS' lead analyst, the rookie broadcaster will be alongside veteran play-by-play voice Jim Nantz when the Kansas City Chiefs visit AT&T Stadium in a nationally televised 3:25 p.m. game. Romo and Nantz will be back at..." April 21

  • DeMarco Murray: Tony Romo 'still has something left in the tank'

    Tennessean "Titans running back DeMarco Murray believes Tony Romo is still capable of playing at a high level, but he understands his former quarterback’s decision to leave the game for the broadcast booth. “I think he’ll do great. I think he’ll do fine,” Murray said Monday after the Titans reported for..." April 18

  • Prescott wasn't surprised to see Romo retire

    Sports Day "Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott may be just like the rest of us after all. Well, at least in some respects. Prescott revealed Saturday that he just bought his first house, isn't good at golf, loves dogs and still struggles to navigate Dallas roads. Prescott showed his sense of humor..." April 16

  • Analyst trolls Tony Romo with Dak Prescott reference before Mavericks game

    Sportsnaut "As the Dallas Mavericks were honoring former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo on Tuesday, the Denver Nuggets weren’t exactly appear thrilled with the festivities. Apparently, as we learned from Vic Lombardi, newcasters in Denver weren’t in love with the idea either. As the Nuggets..." April 12

  • Travis Frederick is a little worried about Tony Romo calling Cowboys games

    Sports Day "When you go back and watch film, will you go back and listen to Tony Romo when he calls a Cowboys game? Frederick: I'm not sure I want to hear the truth of what Tony has to say about me. (Laughs) Tony and I have been very close at certain times so I'm curious what sort of inside tidbits he has..." April 09

  • Tony Romo 60% Chance He Returns to NFL ... Says Ex-Teammate

    TMZ "There's a 60% chance Tony Romo will play in the NFL again ... so says one of his 2016 Dallas Cowboys teammates. We spoke with safety Barry Church -- who played with Romo for years before signing a new deal with the Jaguars this off-season." April 09

  • Jason Witten writes goodbye letter to Tony Romo

    Sportsnaut "As the accolades keep pouring in for Tony Romo following his retirement from the NFL, former teammates are now starting to speak up about what it meant to play with Romo over the course of his potentially Hall of Fame worthy career. One player who suited up with Romo throughout his 13 years..." April 08

  • Romo to Be 'Maverick for a Day,' Will Dress for Team's Final Game

    Bleacher Report "The Dallas Mavericks will honor former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo during their final home game Tuesday night against the Denver Nuggets, ESPN.com's Marc Stein reported Saturday. According to Stein, the Mavs plan to have Romo sit on the bench in the team's uniform. " April 08

  • Romo: Dak Prescott being ‘a good kid’ helped ease tensions

    Sportress of Blogitude "Dak Prescott burst on to the scene as a rookie quarterback and his success left the Dallas Cowboys no choice but to tab him as the team’s starting quarterback, even as Tony Romo returned to health last season. It obviously made for an incredibly awkward situation for both Romo and Prescott, not to..." April 07

  • Orlando Scandrick on Tony Romo calling Cowboys games: 'I think he would be brutally honest'

    Sports Day "Newly retired Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo wasted literally no time decided what his next venture would be, signing on to be a commentator for CBS Sports. His new status as a broadcaster could cause a peculiar situation as it is possible Romo will be on the team that works the Cowboys'..." April 07

  • Phil Simms Found Out About CBS Demotion for Tony Romo From His Son

    The Wrap "Sports media was buzzing this week with the news that former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is not only retiring from the NFL, but also embarking on a career in broadcasting at CBS Sports. However, one person who wasn’t forewarned about the move was the man whose job Romo is set to take..." April 07

  • Brady Quinn’s advice to Tony Romo: “Go get that ring”

    Pro Football Talk "Quarterback Tony Romo has chosen to stop playing even though he still could. Another quarterback who went from playing to broadcasting has a message for Romo: Don’t stop playing. “As a competitor and as a former player and even as a Tony Romo fan, it’s kind of disappointing,” Brady Quinn told..." April 06

  • Tony Romo ‘felt let down’ by Jason Garrett in 2016

    Sportsnaut "Tony Romo’s tenure as the face of the Dallas Cowboys ended with a whimper in 2016 when he was overtaken by rookie Dak Prescott following a preseason back injury. Despite Jerry Jones’ constant comments in the media about how Romo was still worthy of starting, the ‘Boys never gave Romo a chance to..." April 06

  • Tony Romo continues to avoid the word “retire”

    Pro Football Talk "The early days of Tony Romo’s non-retirement retirement will include plenty of talk about whether he is retired. In his first radio interview since not retiring, Romo was asked whether he’s retired. “I literally had the opportunity to continue to keep playing football,” Romo told 105.3 The Fan..." April 06

  • Miles Austin: Romo on same tier as Staubach, Aikman

    NFL.com "In the days following Tony Romo's retirement, fans and media have been stuck in a dog-chase-tail game where they try and properly contextualize the quarterback's career. Is Romo a Hall of Famer? Is Romo the best quarterback in Cowboys history? Is Romo the most underrated quarterback of our..." April 06

  • Tony Romo lauds Jerry Jones’ support, still cold on Jason Garrett

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Tony Romo hostage crisis is over. But the cold war with Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett continues. One day after not even mentioning Garrett during a conference call to announce his official departure from football to join CBS Sports as their lead analyst, Romo talked for 25 minutes on..." April 06

  • Is Romo's fade an omen for Philip Rivers?

    San Diego Union-Tribune "For Tony Romo, the NFL bell tolled this week. Will it toll next for thee, Philip Rivers? Romo, a good but not great player whose shine owed something to America’s infatuation with the Dallas Cowboys, announced he will give up quarterbacking and take a job to talk football for CBS. Smart..." April 06

  • Tony Romo Returning-to-the-NFL Rumors Are Going to be Brett Favre-Like for Two Years

    The Big Lead "Tony Romo shocked the football world by deciding to step away from football and move to the broadcasting booth, a decision that will have ripple effects in the NFL. For years. The Texans were so hard-up for Romo, they dumped a QB they gave a ton of money to last year (Brock Osweiler). They..." April 05

  • Cowboys gave Tony Romo $5 million parting gift

    Sportsnaut "The whole idea that there was some sort of a feud going on between Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys can now be thrown completely out the window. On the day that Romo announced his retirement from the NFL, owner Jerry Jones and the Cowboys decided to release him outright. This does a couple..." April 05

  • Phil Simms' Agent Hints at Legal Battle With CBS After Tony Romo Hire

    12 Up "​Whenever someone says "lawyers will be involved," you know it's not going to be pretty. On Tuesday CBS must've felt like the big man on campus when they convinced former Cowboys QB Tony Romo to step away from the NFL (for now) and join their broadcast booth on Sundays. A young personality and..." April 05

  • Tony Romo: Texans were my top choice, but TV is what I want to do

    Pro Football Talk "If Tony Romo had played in the NFL this season, he would have liked to do so in Houston. But that wasn’t in the cards. Romo said today after CBS officially announced that he is their new No. 1 analyst on both Sunday afternoons and Thursday nights that he would have liked to play for the Texans,..." April 04

  • Report: Tony Romo would consider return if Cowboys needed him

    Larry Brown Sports "Tony Romo has decided to retire from football to spend more time with his family and pursue a career in broadcasting, but that does not mean he is totally ruling out a return to the field. Jane Slater of NFL Network reports that Romo would consider playing again if a situation arose where the..." April 04

  • Tony Romo Literally Just Retired, and There Are Already More Comeback Rumors Than We Can Count

    Complex "People love a good comeback story. There’s nothing like seeing someone rise from the ashes and get back to doing what they do best after disappearing for a little while. But shouldn’t we all wait until someone actually goes away before we start clamoring for a comeback? Yes. But it’s 2017, and..." April 04

  • CBS leaves door open for Phil Simms' return after hiring Tony Romo to replace him

    USA Today "Tony Romo's decision to retire from the Dallas Cowboys after 14 seasons and join CBS as its new lead analyst on NFL broadcasts has officially left Phil Simms in limbo. But Simms could still have a future at the network after almost two decades of faithful service in his now former role. “As..." April 04

  • Bonnie Bernstein calls Tony Romo replacing Phil Simms at CBS ‘total crap’

    New York Daily News "So how do you really feel? Former CBS sideline reporter Bonnie Bernstein is not holding back on Twitter, reacting to the report that Tony Romo will be taking Phil Simms' position as top CBS analyst. “Tony Romo, w ZERO broadcast experience, reportedly replacing Phil Simms on CBS' #1 NFL game..." April 04

  • Jerry Jones makes statement after releasing Tony Romo

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones finally granted Tony Romo his release Tuesday after news broke he was retiring to join CBS’ NFL broadcast team. After making the roster move, Jones issued a warm statement, saying the Cowboys “did what he asked us to do” while wishing “Tony and his family..." April 04

  • Bonnie Bernstein upset about Tony Romo taking Phil Simms’ job at CBS

    Sportsnaut "Tony Romo, if you haven’t heard, is going to retire from the NFL and join CBS as a replacement for Phil Simms, per reports. Many are thrilled about this development. Just don’t count legendary broadcaster Bonnie Bernstein, who expressed her strong opinion about the news on Twitter Tuesday. Now,..." April 04

  • Tony Romo heads to CBS, expected to replace Phil Simms

    Pro Football Talk "Tony Romo has drawn interest from multiple TV networks, but he has reportedly already decided which one he’ll work for in 2017. Romo will retire from the NFL and work for CBS this season, Sports Business Journal reports. According to the report, Romo is expected to replace Phil Simms as the..." April 04

  • Soon-to-be retiree Tony Romo would reportedly return to Cowboys under right circumstances

    Sporting News "Tony Romo hasn't even officially been released by the Cowboys yet, and there are already rumors about his return. Early Tuesday morning, multiple reports said Dallas plans to release Romo. After being released, Romo plans to retire from the NFL and become a broadcaster with a major network. But..." April 04

  • Tony Romo to retire from football, go into broadcasting

    Pro Football Talk "Tony Romo’s NFL career is coming to an end. Romo has decided to retire from the NFL and enter broadcasting, ESPN reports. There have been widespread reports that Romo has lucrative offers to work in TV and could replace Phil Simms as the No. 1 analyst on CBS. Those offers have apparently led..." April 04

  • Texans still not interested in trading for Tony Romo

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones opened the door for NFL teams to set up visits with Tony Romo on Monday, but the Houston Texans still aren’t interested in making a move for the veteran gunslinger. According to Sarah Barshop of ESPN, Dallas’ asking price is way too high, and Houston isn’t going..." April 04

  • Jerry Jones notifies NFL GMs they're permitted to contact Tony Romo

    USA Today "The Dallas Cowboys may finally be moving actively ahead with what seems like an inevitable divorce from longtime starting quarterback Tony Romo. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Monday that team owner Jerry Jones had "notified all NFL GMs they are permitted to contact Tony Romo or his agent..." April 04

  • Agent's Take: Why the Cowboys must ditch Tony Romo before saga gets Favre-esque

    CBS Sports "Sports divorces can be messy. This is particularly true with an NFL team and a player that has been the face of franchise for an extended period of time. The NFL’s annual spring meetings ended Wednesday with Tony Romo still a member of the Dallas Cowboys despite owner Jerry Jones publicly..." March 31

  • Jason Garrett openly questions Tony Romo’s durability

    Larry Brown Sports "Tony Romo will likely be looking for work in the coming weeks, and his current coach isn’t exactly doing him any big favors when it comes to boosting the quarterback’s chances of future employment opportunities. While speaking with reporters on Thursday, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett..." March 30

  • Free Tony Romo? QB might have to free himself from Jerry Jones, retire to TV gig

    Sporting News "Tony Romo had better be in some NFL team’s stadium next season. Not in uniform, though. Not in harm's way. And not under the thumb of anybody who would have the power over his livelihood the way Jerry Jones has, and can flex it as crudely and as self-centered as the Cowboys owner/GM is..." March 30

  • Tony Romo still in football limbo but back to playing golf again

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo remains in football limbo. Will he be traded to the Houston Texans or Denver Broncos? Will he be cut and join the Texans or Broncos as a free agent. Will he retire and take a job in television? It may be some time before those questions are..." March 30

  • CBS wants Tony Romo as potential Phil Simms replacement

    Larry Brown Sports "We knew that Tony Romo was getting some lucrative offers from the broadcasting world, but one report indicates that CBS is looking to him as a possible No. 1 color commentator. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, CBS Sports is interested in the Dallas Cowboys quarterback as a potential..." March 29

  • Jerry Jones has Tony Romo's 'interest at the top of my list' as Cowboys QB mulls future

    USA Today "Tony Romo was nowhere to be seen at the resort where NFL owners gathered this week for a low-intensity round of league meetings. But the quarterback-in-limbo sure had a heavy presence as conduit for buzz. You’d think that Romo would have moved on from the Dallas Cowboys by now. That it hasn’t..." March 29

  • Jerry Jones: Training camp is deadline for Cowboys' Tony Romo decision

    USA Today "The Dallas Cowboys might not be any closer to a resolution on Tony Romo's future, but owner Jerry Jones provided some insight on the franchise's timeline for a next move with the quarterback. Jones said at the NFL meetings Tuesday that he would like to have a decision made "before training..." March 29

  • Tony Romo reportedly taking Cowboys saga 'very personally,' not a fan of 'Team Dak'

    CBS Sports "Things are pretty quiet with the Cowboys right now, but there appears to be a lot of simmering emotions underneath the surface as it pertains to how Dallas is going to handle the Tony Romo situation. Jerry Jones and Romo supposedly have a wink-wink understanding about his future, but if that’s..." March 28